Emma Singh
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Emma Singh is a PhD student with Risk Frontiers and the Department of Environmental Sciences at Macquarie University in Sydney. Emma is investigating critical infrastructure disruption during natural hazard events, with a particular interest in the implications of network failure for emergency response during and community recovery after a disaster.

Using graph theory to help prepare for lifeline failure during disasters

Lifelines refer to the critical infrastructure communities rely on every day, such as roads, communications, power and water. The continual and growing exposure and vulnerability of lifelines to natural-hazard shocks means that lifeline failure during natural-hazard events may simply have…

Can graph theory techniques help with emergency response

To understand how components of our built environment and society will fare during a disaster, we first need to know the interconnectedness of network systems and the role each component plays. Transportation, communication, power, water and sewage are the infrastructure…

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